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About me

Alexander is working as a database manager within the the National E-infrastructure for Aging Research (NEAR). NEAR-project coordinates the existing databases from major population-based longitudinal studies on aging and health in Sweden. The aims of NEAR are to promote and facilitate aging research in Sweden, to increase international exchange and collaboration, and to enhance research quality and generalizability of research findings. The ultimate goal is to identify effective and sustainable intervention strategies for better health and more effective care of elderly populations. For more information, see http://near-aging.se/Index.html

Education

Ph.D. in Social Gerontology, Karolinska Institutet

M.Sc. in Sociology, Stockholm University

Research description

Alexander wrote his thesis “Set for life? Socioeconomic conditions, occupational complexity, and later life health” (https://openarchive.ki.se/xmlui/handle/10616/46195) at Aging Research Center (ARC) in the social gerontology sector, Karolinska Institutet & Stockholm University. Alexander is doing research part-time and his interest is foremost in health inequalities in later life with a special interest in life course models and working conditions.   

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